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What we do

ElecLink will:

  • Build, own and operate an exempted power interconnector through the Channel Tunnel to provide a transmission link between the UK and France with a capacity of a 1000MW in either direction of flow
  • Provide cost effective additional capacity generating a net social benefit of ~€640m over the project life
  • Provide a low environmental impact project with no overhead lines and no undersea cables
  • Provide carbon reduction of ~6.1m tonnes
Innovative use of the Channel Tunnel enables a low environmental impact project
1000MW of merchant interconnector capacity
A safe system based on proven technology

Description of project

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ElecLink will respond to the need for greater electricity interconnection which can:

Physical characteristics

Operating performance

Environmental impact

Project location

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ElecLink connection

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